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TRASH from Next Stage Press

Snakes in a Lunchbox from YouthPLAYS

Moby (No Last Name Given) from YouthPLAYS

Long Joan Silver from YouthPLAYS

Thin Lines from Next Stage Press

A Gulag Mouse from Next Stage Press

Past Curfew from Next Stage Press

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Guilty Moments from Original Works Press
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The Christmas Princess from YouthPLAYS

What the Well Dressed Girl is Wearing from YouthPLAYS

How Blue is My Crocodile from YouthPLAYS

The Unsaddest Theatre Ten Minute Play Festival Book includes Bath Time is Fun Time

The Unsaddest Theatre Ten Minute Play Festival

Women's Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny.

Women's Comedic Monologues

2012 The Best Ten Minute Plays includes The Four Senses of Love

2012 The best Ten Minute Plays

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Posted November 2014

Upcoming productions

Listen to my radio appearance and a radio play version of ZOMBIFIED at Onstage/Offstage Radio .


THE FOUR SENSES OF LOVE will be a part of Happy Accidents, an evening of ten minute plays at the Hayman Theatre in Perth, Australia - my very first Australian production! November 15th, 2014.

Hayman Theatre

The stage reading of A VERY MODERN MARRIAGE by the The Company at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center in New Jersey has been delayed - details to follow!

A Very Modern Marriage

Christmas must be coming!

The Christmas Princess is becoming a seasonal favorite... three productions have been licensed for this December!

Hamiota Collegiate Institute in Hamiota, Manitoba, Canada opens December 9th


Inland Conservatory for the Performing Arts in Upland, California opens December 12th

Inland Center for the Performing Arts

Muskegon Civic Theatre in Muskegon, Michigan opens December 13th

Muskegon Civic Center

2015 is shaping up to be a good year already!

SNAKES IN A LUNCHBOX will premiere in Siren, Wisconsin at the Siren School District, February 2nd, 2015.

PAST SATURN will premiere in Littleton, Colorado by the Foothills Theatre Company as part of "Awesome America", March 6-14, 2015 Peak Community & Wellness Center 6612 S. Ward Street, Littleton, CO 80127


And A VERY MODERN MARRIAGE will be have its US premiere in Ashland, Oregon courtesy of Thanks for the Memories Theatre Company July 10th through 26th, 2015, at 1287 Oak St. Ashland, Oregon.

A Very Modern Marriage

Recent Publications

Thin Lines     Trash     Long Joan Silver     Moby No Last name Given     Snakes in a Lunchbox     Globetrotting       

Video clips!

The Playwrights Round Table has posted If You Could Go Back... on You Tube!

This year's GI60 entry Parent Teacher is viewable on YouTube.

And here's the 2010 and 2009 entries, NOT EXPECTING THAT and HAVE YOU SEEN MY...